Netanyahu told cabinet: Our biggest fear is that Iran will honor nuclear deal

Netanyahu told cabinet: Our biggest fear is that Iran will honor nuclear deal

According to the two senior Israeli officials, Netanyahu has said that he fears that the “Iranians will keep to every letter in the agreement if indeed one is signed at the end of June.”

Obama: Iran spends $30 billion on defense; U.S. about $600 billion

As a result, says President Obama: “Iran understands that they cannot fight us.”

Launched earliers this year, the Iran submarine launched cruise missile (pictured). Information from the Iranian launch was probably used in the development of North Korea's missile. Click to enlarge

Tom Cotton’s Limited War Against Iran

Assuming Iran has a nuclear weapons program, and there’s no evidence it does, Sen. Tom Cotton says it would only take “days” to end it. We look at what the US might face if it tried

US: Iran sanctions will be removed in phases

A major potential stumbling block has emerged as the U.S. insists sanctions will be removed in a “phased manner”. While President Rouhani says Iran will not sign an agreement unless they are removed the “same day”

Iran will only sign nuclear deal if sanctions lifted ‘same day': Rouhani

Although for its part the U.S. insists that sanctions will be “phased out gradually”

Senator Tom Cotton. Click to enlarge

Tom Cotton Suggests War With Iran Would Be A Breeze

Senator Cotton embodies Samuel Johnson’s claim that “patriotism is the last refuge for the scoundrel”

Kermit Roosevelt. Click to enlarge

Six Things You Didn’t Know the U.S. and its Allies Did to Iran

Some reminders as to why Iranians don’t trust the U.S.

French fact sheet differs from US on Iran’s centrifuge use, R&D

So it’s not only the Iranians who differ with the U.S. over the terms of the recently agreed nuclear accord

Obama says confident Iran sanctions could be reimposed if deal broken

Here we have Reuters treating hypothesis as accomplished fact

Five Issues That Need to Be Resolved for the Iran Nuclear Deal to Succeed

Five Issues That Need to Be Resolved for the Iran Nuclear Deal to Succeed

When the president of the Council of Foreign Relations writes that the nuclear accord with Iran might face problems you can be sure, it’s already dead in the water

Military Action Against Iran Still Possible, Says Israeli Official

Israel cannot attack Iran alone. It needs Western help but for now the U.S. is playing the good guy in the “good cop, bad cop” routine. With the Zionist state playing the “bad cop”

Iran disputes US nuclear deal ‘fact sheet’

Iran’s foreign minister Mohammad Javad Zarif takes issue with the “fact sheet” released by the U.S.

Obama receives an update from John Kerry in Iran inside the Situation Room on April 1st. Click to enlarge

Iran’s Persian statement on ‘deal’ contradicts Obama’s claims

Days after signing the agreement and already U.S. and Iranian versions of the “texts are diametrically opposed”

Outline of Iran Nuclear Deal Sounds Different From Each Side

The ink on the agreement has barely dried but already disputes are emerging over how it’s interpreted

Pentagon tested biggest ‘bunker-buster’ bomb in its arsenal in January: Report

So despite the recently agreed nuclear accord, the U.S. is stil keeping “all options” ready

, US Defense Secretary Ashton Carter. Click to enlarge

Pentagon Chief: We Might Bomb Iran Even if Nuclear Deal Reached

Despite the agreement over its nuclear program, US Defense Secretary Carter says “the military option will remain on the table” regarding Iran

Graffiti written in Farsi outside the presidential palace in Tikrit, Iraq. The translation says, "The Sepah of Khomeini defeated Daesh" - sepah being a term for the Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps. Given that U.S.-led forces were bombing until Monday night, it would imply that they gave air cover to troops who included Iranians (though Iraqis deny there were any Iranian ground forces). (Loveday Morris/The Washington Post) Click to enlarge

Photo: Were Iranian soldiers fighting in Tikrit?

While the Iraqi government insists that only Iraqi forces were involved in the liberation of Tikrit, fresh scrawled graffiti in the city’s former presidential palace suggests otherwise

Iran’s Been Two Years Away From a Nuclear Weapon for Three Decades

In 1984 Jane’s Defence Weekly informed readers that Iran would have a nuclear weapon within “two years”. Nor was Jane’s alone in making such predictions

Netanyahu tells Obama Iran deal ‘threat to Israel’s survival’

The billion dollar question that arises from this: will Israel act to neutralise the perceived “threat”?

Negotiators announce agreement at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne after the talks finished.

Iran nuclear deal: negotiators announce ‘framework’ agreement

Iran agrees sweeping cuts in its nuclear program in exchange for the lifting of sanctions in historic announcement Thursday night